Lost my favorite hen! Tame breeds?!

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by photographybycasea, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. photographybycasea

    photographybycasea Out Of The Brooder

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    Early this morning, i went to the coop to feed my 3 chickens, and my favorite red star was gone! :[ we looked everywhere, in trees, in the woods, everywhere we could think of! Then i found a wad of her feathers and shes still not back tonight. Like i said, she was my favorite and i got really attached to her.

    She was super tame and would come sit with me and wait for treats.


    Could someone tell me what breeds is super super docile and tame like that? I dont really care about quietness or egglaying.

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. orientphoenix

    orientphoenix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    r u sure u want really tame ones seems more like u need more alert birds, but i have no idea what breeds r good natured
     
  3. SunnyCalifornia

    SunnyCalifornia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Orpingtons, Sussex, and Australorps are nice friendly, good egg layers. They jump on my lap for treats, of course I spend a lot of time with my birds...
     
  4. rivers2011

    rivers2011 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. TeriyakiChicken

    TeriyakiChicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies are really friendly
     
  6. Hegatha

    Hegatha Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My cochins are super tame and sweet!
     
  7. photographybycasea

    photographybycasea Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks guys! are there any breeds out there that are KNOWN for being friendly and sweet? i just dont want to get the wrong bird :[
     
  8. stilldeb

    stilldeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Silkies and D'Uccles. My D'Uccles want me to hold them all the time.

    deb g
     
  9. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    My tamest, favorite hen is a Cream Brabanter that I hatched. She's super friendly, very comical in personality, and demands my attention. If I don't pick her up when she's ready, she will fly and land right on my head.

    Also, my Golden Buff hen that I bought as a chick from the Meyer Hatchery is extremely friendly. She's my oldest hen at the age of 3, and she helps me in the garden, chitter chatters at me constantly, and I can pick her up anytime I want to.....

    I truly think it's how you raise them......
     
  10. JodyJo

    JodyJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have all types, the best one is a Production Red...she has always been calm, got her from a friend when she was several weeks old...but I truly believe it's how you raise them...
     

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